Archivo de la etiqueta: biodiversity

Endangered species: the Beluga Whale

Delphinapterus leucas, known as Whale Beluga, is a species of cetacean mammal that lives in the arctic and subarctic (Russia, Canada, Alaska and Greenland). This Whale has a length of 5.5 meters in general. Males can reach a weight of … Seguir leyendo

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Piplantri and its wonderful tradition of planting 111 trees for each girl who is born.

In a small village called Piplantri in the Western State of Rajasthan (India), in the last seven years, there has been done a very positive practice for the environment, as well as for the importance of the women in that society. This … Seguir leyendo

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Tras las huellas de la fauna ibérica (behind the animal´s footprints)

“Tras las huellas de la fauna ibérica” is a book written by the naturalist Víctor J. Hernández and published by Tundra Ediciones. In this book you can find the experiences lived by the author through his annotations in his field notebooks, … Seguir leyendo

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Discovery a new specie of frog that give birth to his litters.

Researchers at the University of California have discovered a specie of frog, “Limnonectes Larvaepartus”, that give birth to his litters directly. This specie has a skin colour gray or brown, measures 40 mm and lives in the Indonesian jungle. This … Seguir leyendo

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Invasion of monk parakeets

Like in a Hitchcock movie, we can see every day in many Spanish and other European cities, increasing noisy flocks of monk parakeets flying everywhere. The monk parakeet or gray chest parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) belongs to the Psittacidae family, it has a … Seguir leyendo

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